Alameda

Help Pets Get Home for Holidays

Nov 28,2019

Thanks to the generosity of the Alameda Support Foundation (ASF), Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter will be offering free adoptions just in time for the holidays.Through this Sunday, Dec. 1, the pets at FAAS will cost nothing to adopt.

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Gathering to Discuss Mr. Rogers

Nov 26,2019

The director and music composer for the new film discussing the life and career of Fred Rogers, A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, that opened Nov. 22, both grew up in Alameda. Marielle Heller directed and Nate Heller composed the music for the film.

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Editor’s collection &nbsp&nbsp This 1903 photo of the Croll’s building shows damage sustained in an early-morning train accident when a locomotive exploded right in front of the building. A local bicycle club had also gathered. Telegraph poles were incorporated into the building’s balcony overlooking the Bay.

What’s in a Name? Britt Court

Nov 21,2019

“Croll’s.” That’s what nearly everyone calls the handsome, three-story building on the southwest corner of Central Avenue and Webster Street. Alamedans remember the Croll family who moved into the three-story, Italianate-style building with its handsome third story’s Mansard roof in the 1890s.

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Adia Hawthorne &nbsp&nbsp Sophomore left tackle Simeon Mitchell protects David Romero-Reinholz’s blindside during the Jets’ 35-24 victory.

Jets Come Back to Beat Huskies

Nov 21,2019

With six minutes remaining before halftime, the Encinal Jets found themselves down 8-0 to Fortuna High School (FHS) in the first round of the North Coast Section (NCS) Division V playoffs.

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Keep Dance Festival Going

Nov 19,2019

The West End Arts and Entertainment District (WEAED) will launch fundraising efforts for Alameda’s Animate Dance Festival 2020 tonight, Thursday, Nov. 21, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Phoenix, 2315 Lincoln Ave.

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City Approves Phasing out Use of Natural Gas

Nov 12,2019

At its Nov. 5 meeting, the City Council voted unanimously to pass a local building resolution that implements part of the Climate Action and Resiliency Plan (CARP) by limiting the use of natural gas in newly constructed buildings on city property.

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City Should Release Keimach Recording

Nov 07,2019

On Nov. 2, I notified the Alameda City Attorney and City Manager of my perspective that the audio recording of the conversation between me, former City Manager Jill Keimach, and Councilmember Malia Vella should be released. 

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Sewer Makeovers Set

Nov 07,2019

The City of Alameda announced last week its annual sewer rehabilitation project will get underway beginning this month, with estimated completion by July 2020. Construction work hours are restricted from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. near school locations, Monday through Friday.

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